Episodes

November 23, 2022

Mini Nugget - Forgiveness, Gratitude annnnd Sarcasm?

David hops on the mic to drop a mini nugget. Heading into the Holidays can be stressful, yet it's a good time to stay in a place of appreciation and gratitude. Keep on the path. You got this. --- This episode is sponsored b...

November 22, 2022

Dana Krull's Nugget - I Kissed Alcohol Goodbye

Dana joins the show to discuss Breaking up with the Booze. His podcast is helping others kiss alcohol goodbye. A Message From Dana... Thanks for stopping by As a former Army chaplain who developed a toxic relationship with a...

November 16, 2022

Martin Lockett's Nugget

Martin Lockett is a writer and speaker whose words have impacted thousands of people, even before leaving prison. He served almost 18 years for manslaughter, caused by an accident one New Year’s eve where he drank excessively...

November 08, 2022

Jeff Collins Nugget - Gambling Addiction Recovery

Jeff Collins jumps on the mic to talk about his recovery from Gambling Addiction. He shares his experiences with childhood trauma, stuttering, and becoming a gambling addict. This is the first episode where we discuss recover...

October 31, 2022

Ingrid Clayton's Nugget-Author of Believing Me: Healing from Narcissistic Abuse and Complex Trauma

This week Ingrid Clayton Phd hops on the podcast to discuss recovery from Narcissistic Abuse and Complex Trauma. With a Masters in transpersonal psychology and a PhD in clinical psychology, Ingrid has a holistic approach to p...

October 26, 2022

Joanna Free's Nugget - Buttkicking Nicotine

Joanna Free jumps on the podcast to discuss recovery from Nicotine and Vaping. This is a great topic for discussion as a lot of people in recovery are trying to break free from the chains of Nicotine. Thanks for listening. ht...

October 19, 2022

Mini Nugget -What lies beneath

David talks about miscommunication and misunderstandings. What lies beneath could teach us to be more compassionate to the other. Thanks for listening. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a p...

October 12, 2022

Mini Nugget-The falling of the leaves

A mini nugget on the gifts of fall. The leaves and what they can teach us. Enjoy. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://a...

October 06, 2022

Mini Nugget-A desire to stop using

Welcome to another mini nugget. The recovery spin wheel was used to pick a topic for this week. A desire to stop using is really the key before surrender. It helps us admit to ourselves there is a problem and then get to the ...

September 29, 2022

Mini Nugget - Put the bat down/Self Criticism

David shares his thoughts on putting the bat down. Sometimes you just gotta take stock, do something different, and let go. Thank you for listening. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podc...

September 21, 2022

mini nugget - let go or be dragged

David shares his favorite zen proverb. Let go or be dragged. What are you holding onto that is not serving you today? Thanks for listening! email the show at recoverynuggetspodcast.com --- This episode is sponsored by · An...

September 14, 2022

Mini Nugget - Self Compassion

David shares where he is at and how he deals with emotional surprises. Compassion is easier to practice with ones we know and love, yet practicing self compassion it can be a struggle. Give yourself a break. Recovery is a pro...

September 08, 2022

Mini Nugget- Consequences

This weeks Mini Nugget focuses on the meaning of Consequences. It's not as bad as you think. =) Keep doing the work, and experience positive consequences. #grateful # recoverynuggets --- This episode is sponsored by · Anch...

September 01, 2022

Mini Nugget - Fellowship

David hops on to share a Mini Nugget on Fellowship and the power it holds. Fellowship is defined as: fel·low·ship /ˈfelōˌSHip/ noun 1.friendly association, especially with people who share one's interests."they valued fun and...

September 01, 2022

Recovery Hardware's Nugget - with Gina Schaefer

Gina's new book is out on September 1st. It's available at ginaschaefer.com as well as https://www.amazon.com/Recovery-Hardware-Restoring-Community-Renovating/dp/B0B7C5CMT4/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1XNHPEOSUHJM7&keywords=recovery+hard...

August 24, 2022

Mini Nugget- Celebrating Friends Anniversaries

David hops on to give shout outs to celebrate others recovery anniversaries! Also, he discusses steps, a couple of passages from recovery literature, as well as the newcomer being the most important person. --- This episode...

August 17, 2022

Mini Nugget - Self Awareness and getting back on the path.

David is back from a vacation in the mountains of North Carolina. He shares thoughts on the gifts of recovery, self awareness, getting off track, as well as getting back on track. The themes of forgiveness and compassion are ...

August 09, 2022

Mini Nugget - Recovery and Vacation

David shares an update on getting roasted at his 50th birthday party, the gifts of recovery, and making a plan for Vacation. Just because you go on Vacation doesn't mean your addiction does. We have to remain vigilant in stay...

August 02, 2022

Mini Nugget - The Story of Buddy

David describes the power of pets, unconditional love and shares the story of Buddy. Buddy was a stray cat who came into his life at one of the dark nights of the soul. The healed together and had a happy existence together. ...

July 27, 2022

Lynn King's Nugget 2.0

Lynn King rejoins the podcast to discuss her 1 year Anniversary of being Sober. She shares what it's like to hit a rough patch in early recovery and how she got through it. We also discuss learning about unmet expectations of...

July 19, 2022

Mini Nugget July 19, 2022

David shares an update on his health, the show, and a Thank You card from Gina Schaefer. Lots of good stuff happening. Thank you for stopping by the podcast. #recoveryjourney #recoverynuggets --- This episode is sponsored b...

July 12, 2022

Gigi Langer's Nugget- Author of "50 Ways to Worry Less Now"

A bit about Gigi Langer: I’m a presenter, retreat leader, and author of the award-winning book, 50 Ways to Worry Less Now: Reject Negative Thinking to Find Peace, Clarity, and Connection. I also have 34 years of sobriety. Wou...

July 08, 2022

Mini Nugget- Celebrating 16 years clean.

David hops on the mic to share a bit of gratitude for celebrating 16 years clean. #grateful --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message:...

July 05, 2022

Andrew Susskind's Nugget- LCSW and Author of "It's Not About the Sex"

Andrew Susskind, LCSW, SEP, CGP has been in private practice since 1992 specializing in the following areas: relationships sexual compulsivity and problematic sexual behaviors addictions & trauma grief & loss mid-life transit...